Cavani wants to stay at Man Utd, says Rangnick

Edinson Cavani has actually informed Ralf Rangnick that he wishes to remain at Manchester United and assist enhance the misfiring group’s fortunes after speculation that he would leave throughout the January transfer window.

The 34-year-old relocated to Old Trafford in October 2020 and was highly tipped to leave after simply one season, just to consent to remain for a more project.

Rangnick stated recently he would not let Cavani go and he has actually now validated that the veteran striker is eager to remain.

“I told him that if it was up to me I would want him to stay and I had a conversation with him (on Thursday),” stated Rangnick

“He came to my office and we spoke for almost half an hour and he told me that he will definitely stay, he will want to stay until the end of the season.

“Not just since I informed him that he must remain or needs to remain, however he did it on his own behalf.”

Rangnick said Cavani was happy to play matches from the start but would also be the “finest possible good example” for other players even if not playing.

“This is, for me, great news since Edi is among those gamers with his large quantity of experience, his mindset, his work principles, who might actually be a best good example for all the other gamers,” he said.

United, who are seeking to end a trophy drought that now stretches to nearly five years, welcome Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa on Monday in the final FA Cup fixture of the third round.

The team have failed to produce consistently the pressing football that Rangnick is renowned for but he believes the players have the capacity to embrace it.

“This is the only method we can contend in this league on that level,” said the German, who took charge of his first United match early last month.

“Whenever you see video games, even if it’s not the leading groups, they play with strength, they play with physicality, they play with energy and they run. This is what we need to do.

“We have to develop into this kind of team.”


Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.